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Increasing urban resiliency by Tehran Municipality most important measures in CoVid 19 outbreak

04 11 2020

TDMMO- April 08, 2020

Tehran Mayor, reviewing Tehran Municipality measures against corona virus, pointed out that the first thing has been done by Tehran Municipality in this regard was establishment of a strong system under the direction of TDMMO which started its duties as the Corona Crisis Headquarter in the form of five specialized committees as Education and Information, Environmental Health and Waste Disposal, Public Participation, Procurement of public needs and Budget and Human Resources.

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Readiness Announced for Launching Coronavirus Direct Line between Tehran and Vienna

04 11 2020

TDMMO- April 8, 2020

The President of Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization (TDMMO) announced the launch of an online direct line on corona virus between Tehran and Vienna

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Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies: Imagining futures: Interstices and the immateriality of disasters, Mar 10-12, 2020, Sweden

01 06 2020

Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies: Imagining futures: Interstices and the immateriality of disasters, Mar 10-12, 2020, Sweden

TDMMO- Portal Office, Jan 6, 2020
The annual NEEDS conferences aim to explore the challenges of crisis and disaster research and intervention from a transdisciplinary perspective. The conference wishes to harness its broad, interdisciplinary expertise by gathering crisis and disaster researchers from academic institutions and practitioners from the crisis and disaster management community to build networks and to discuss the most pressing issues in disaster research across the academic and practical disciplines.

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International Symposium on Multi- Hazard Early Warning and Disaster Risk Reduction

01 06 2020

19th -21th March 2020, Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka

TDMMO- Portal Office, Jan 6, 2020

Experience over recent years of the impacts of tsunamis, cyclones, flooding and other major natural hazards has shown that inadequate preparation for, and response to, emergency situations have contributed to widespread damage and the avoidable loss of lives and livelihoods.

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UNISDR head calls for more women in Disaster Risk Reduction

01 04 2020

“Empowering women in disaster risk reduction as the Sendai Framework rightly stresses, will help curb disaster losses in the future,” added Mr. Glasser, who heads the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

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Why we need to integrate gender equality and women’s empowerment in disaster recovery – and how to do it!

01 01 2020

Did you know that women, girls, men and boys are often affected differently by disasters? While natural hazards make no distinction as to who they strike, underlying “man-made” vulnerabilities – such as gender inequality caused by socioeconomic conditions, social norms, cultural beliefs and traditional practices – can leave some groups much worse off than others. Disasters harm all, but they often disproportionally affect women and girls because of their lower access to political, economic and social resources as well as social and cultural gender-specific expectations and norms.